Soham Village College

GCSE Textiles

GCSE D&T Textiles

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Exam Board - GCSE D&T Textiles (4570) GCSE D&T Textiles 4570
Specification    
The course is single tier which is broken down into 2 units:

Unit 1 – 2 hour Exam Paper 40%

Unit 2 – Controlled Assessment 60%

 The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment
Autumn     Controlled Assessment Project   Controlled Assessment Project
(60% of final grade)
Complete ‘Investigating the Design Opportunity’ section (8 marks)
Controlled Assessment Project   Controlled Assessment Project

‘Development of Design Proposals (including modelling)’ section (32 marks)

Mock GCSE Exam – 2 hours
Controlled Assessment Project   Controlled Assessment Project ‘Making’ section (32 marks)
Spring    Controlled Assessment Project   Controlled Assessment Project ‘Testing and Evaluation’ section (12 marks)
Controlled Assessment Project   Textiles Technology Exam Theory Preparation and Revision for Exam
Summer    Controlled Assessment Project   Textiles Technology Exam Theory Preparation and Revision for Exam
Controlled Assessment Project    Textiles Exam
(40% of final grade)
Final GCSE Exam – 2 hours